The Maryville College women's cross country team opened the 2018 season at the Covenant College Mountain Top Invitational on Friday evening. Covenant College, with a team average time of 13:10.42 during the two-mile challenge, claimed the team title. Maryville finished third in a four-team challenge with an average squad time of 16:48.09.
Covenant's Lilly Smith earned the individual title with a time of 12:42.68. Maryville's top performer was Susanna Cook. Cook finished 9th in the field of 42 runners with a time of 13:57.26. Leah Mulligan was just on Cook's heals finishing 11th with a time of 14:14.28.
Head Coach Tyson Murphy will prepare his squad for the Tusculum College Invitational on Friday, September 7th in Greeneville, Tennessee.